September 29, 2020 06:15 PM NPT
By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: The local administrations of the federal capital of the country, the Kathmandu Valley, had decided to allow public passenger vehicles to ply the roads according to the odd-even rule by following health safety protocols and limiting the number of passengers to half the capacity. However, due to the lack of proper inspection by the responsible governing bodies, the public vehicles are turning into hotspots for COVID-19 transmission.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Three more Nepali nationals died of COVID-19 this week in foreign countries, according to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA). With this, the COVID-19 death toll of Nepali nationals dying abroad has reached 195.
KATHMANDU, Aug 1: President of Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, Sher Bahadur Deuba met the campaigners of “Enough is Enough” at Basantapur on Saturday, expressing solidarity with the campaign.
KATHMANDU, July 31: As many as 200,000 people faced punishment as of Friday after they were found defying government order to wear facemask in the public, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
HELAMBU, July 28: Helambu, originally known as Hyolmo in native language of the people living in the region, is not only home to some ten to fifteen thousand Hyolmo people believed to have migrated from Tibet but also a beautiful tourist destination which comes under the Langtang and Helambu Trek circuit; the third most explored trekking route in Nepal.